November 26th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on November 26th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1471 - Battle of de Santa Coloma de Gramenet, during the Catalan Civil War.
1876 - Barcelona: The Associació Catalanista d'Excursions Científiques is founded. In 1890 it would fuse with the Associació Catalana d'Excursions to become the Centre Excursionista de Catalunya.
1996 - The Plataforma Mobilitzadora en Defensa de la Universitat Pública brings thousands of students out on the streets around Catalonia (25,000 in Barcelona).
2000 - Vilanova i la Geltrú: The Castellers de Barcelona build their first pilar de 7 amb folre.
2004 - Fresno (California, US): Have done so provisionally on March 27th, the assembly of Federació Internacional de Patinatge doesn't accept the Federació Catalana de Patinatge com a membre de ple dret i per tant no reconeix internacionalment la selecció catalana d'hoquei patins.
2009 - Catalunya: Twelve Catalan newspapers publish an article entitled La Dignitat de Catalunya about the Tribunal Constitucional and the sentence on the Estatut de Catalunya. These were the newspapers: El Periódico, La Vanguardia, Avui, El Punt, Diari de Girona, Diari de Tarragona, Segre, La Mañana, Regió 7, El 9 Nou, Diari de Sabadell and Diari de Terrassa. Other private media and individuals would also later join the cause.


1882 - Tarragona: Antoni Rovira i Virgili, Catalan linguist, journalist and politician, president of the Parliament of Catalonia in exile (died 1949).
1940 - Lleida, el Segrià: Carles Hac Mor, Catalan writer (died 2016).
1952 - Barcelona: Paco Flores, Catalan coach and footballer.


1508 - Xàtiva (La Costera): Hug Roger III of Pallars Sobirà, Catalan aristocrat.
1901 - París (França): Antoni Gisbert i Pérez, Valencian painter (born 1834).
1950 - Barcelona: Emili Vallès i Vidal, Catalan grammarian (n. 1878).
1992 - Barcelona: Ramon Calsina i Baró, Catalan painter and illustrator.
2013 - Tarragona: Carme Casas Godessart, anti-Franco resistance fighter, trades unionist and politician.

Festivals and Commemorations

International Jazz Festival of Barcelona - Raynald Colom Steel - Conservatori del Liceu/Kyle Eastwood - Cotton Club-Casino Barcelona/Joan Margarit and Carles Margarit - Luz de Gas

Festa Major Sant Andreu de Palomar (Friday 25th November to Thursday 8th December 2016) (Sant Andreu de PalomarSant Andreu, BarcelonaEl Barcelonès)

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